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@@ -9,10 +9,12 @@ fault tolerance.
## Synopsis
-Since fault-tolerance and strong consistency are not exactly compatable,
-Vines attempts to facilitate data replication and coordinated decision
-making through a combination of [eventual consistency][0] and
-[quorum-based concensus][1].
+Fault-tolerance and strong consistency are not exactly compatable. Vines
+attempts to facilitate data replication and coordinated decision making
+through a combination of [eventual consistency][0] and [quorum-based concensus][1].
+
+Vines is targeted toward applications that require intelegence distribution
+such as _application monitoring_.
## Features
@@ -22,6 +24,8 @@ making through a combination of [eventual consistency][0] and
## Examples
+### Data replication
+
A computer at `192.168.0.2` can generate some information.
```js
@@ -46,6 +50,8 @@ when then peers were connected or when the data was entered.
})
```
+### Concensus
+
A computer at `192.168.0.2` can call an election and cast a vote.
```js

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